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>> say hi to wolf. >> hi. >> hi, guys. >> who the hell is wolf? >> i'll tell you who the hell wolf is, he is an enigma. that does it for us, we'll see "early start" begins now. new insight to the navy yard in washington murder before he murdered 12 innocent people. good morning. i'm john berman.
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>> i'm zoraida sambolin. >> even in chicago, which has been plagued by gun violence, this is a startling event. police say 13 people have been shot in the park on the city's south side including a 3-year-old child. his family telling the "chicago tribune" his name is deande howard and in critical condition and his uncle was shot dead on labor day. many in the community ran to this scene once the gunfire stopped. >> i just heard 20 shots. i walked over here and police over here real quick. they got over here real fast. >> how many people did you see down on the ground over here? >> so far, i think it's about 10, 11, 12, right up in that number. >> witnesses say a man drove up to the park and just opened fire. this apparently has happened at this park before with at least one witness telling the chicago sun times the gang members drive
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around this park just looking for people to shoot. so far, no one is in custody. chicago, of course, has been dealing with gang violence for years now. according to phish statistics, chicago is now the nation's murder capital and the "chicago tribune" says at least 315 people have been murdered in the city so far this year, more than 1,600, 1,600 have been shot since january 1st. >> that is remarkable. we know is there a serious problem in chicago but 1,600 people since january is outstanding so we are trying to figure that out happened last year. new details about the shooting rampage at the washington navy yard that left 12 people and the shooter aaron alexis dead. the fbi says it took minutes for alexis to assemble his gun inside the bathroom and emerge firing and seemingly picking his victims at random. we are hearing from two people who had their own frightening
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encounter with alexis back in august. glenda and michael boyd were at the airport in virginia when alexis approached them with a question about one of their relatives. >> he said, that lady, she laughing at me? she keeps looking at me, what is she laughing at? you know? and i said she is just laughing. you know, she doesn't even see you. he started getting a little belligerent and starts using profanity and going off and he kept reaching towards his midriff, his waist like he was reaching for something, maybe a weapon? >> the boyd's asatisfy were fortunate to get away unharmed. president obama will attend a vigil in memory of the victims of the shooting. this is a look at the
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capital. amazing it can wreak so much havoc in our lives. ten days left until the federal government shuts down and it does not appear that anything that happened under that dome today will keep this from happening. cnn's jim acosta reports. >> reporter: with house republicans setting a vote today on a temporary spending bill that would defund obamacare, washington is edging closer to a government shutdown. ten days until the government runs out of money and a possible debt default not far behind, white house officials say president obama is ready to engage with congress. >> the president will be in conversations with congressional leaders in the coming days about the need to deal with these pressing deadlines. >> reporter: that was a response to house speaker john boehner who complained in this web video the president is more willing to deal with russians than the republicans. >> while the president is happy
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to talk with vladimir putin, he won't deal with the congress with the issues that threaten our debt ceiling. >> jay carney offered this colorful defense of the president's outreach. you're referring to speaker boehner's video, is that right? >> that put out this morning saying the president is more willing to negotiate with vladimir putin than he is with house republicans? >> that is irrefutable false but i think the video demonstrated putin envy. >> reporter: the president stayed out of the conversation on thursday. the white house was taking note of the bruising battle inside the gop. texas senator ted cruz give up on defunding obamacare and then appeared to reverse course. >> i will do everything necessary and anything possible to defund obamacare.
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>> that was jim acosta reporting. a government shutdown could lead national parks closed and thousands of workers furloughed. the fbi is warning it could leave his agency unable to do its job. they say any further budgets cut to the budget may force him to put agents on furlough and that could hit all of those in the fbi, including those who investigate crimes. assad regimen calling for a cease-fire. syria's deputy prime minister making that announcement in a news release saying the war has reached a stalemate. the syrian government now calling for peace talks in geneva to resolve the dispute diplomatically.
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kerry claims anyone reading that report can easily connect all of the dots and he says the onus is now on the world to stand up and speak out. russian officials have already dismissed the report as bias and incomplete. more big news coming out of that region. perhaps historic outreach from iran. their new president has written an op-ed in "the washington post" calling for a constructive approach to thorny issues like iran's nuclear program. he writes failing to engage leads to everyone's loss. he says with we need to aim 4 i higher and talk. diplomatic battle between the u.s. and the leader of venezuela. the president there claims the obama administration has blocked him from flying over the united states air space on an upcoming trip to chilean. the state department denies the
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claims saying the permission was actually granted and that is he is free to fly over puerto rico for his trip. >> i hope they work that out. >> yeah. from china, a woman apparently survived for 15 days in an abandoned well. she's in there somewhere down there being rescued. she apparently had fallen in that well while out picking medicinal herbs. her family thought she had been kidnapped but passer-by heard her scream. she drank well water to survive. her condition is amazingly improving. >> that is a will to survive. coming up, nearly a hundred people killed. towns destroyed. tropical storm manuel causing utter chaos. we are going to show you the hardest hit areas. a rare brain eating amoeba who killed a child.
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hour. welcome back to "early start." in mexico this morning it is chaos as rain continues to fall. it has been coming counsdown no days and lead to go some deaths. for those who went to mexico hoping for a fun vacation of course, their trip has turned into a nightmare. >> tropical storm manuel is still lashing northwest mexico leaving scores of people dead and tens of thousands of tourists stranded. i've been waiting in line for 12 hours, she says. tourists line up outside this military base scrambling to get on emergency air-lift. >> a list here. put your name on and wait here and hopefully help you out. >> reporter: the airport has partially reopened relieving some of the pressure. flooded roads and airports have left the beach resort of
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acapulco cut off and plagued by looterers. a crocodile washed up with floodwaters. two men tried to catch it with ropes as it thrashed about. we sound much worse damage 15 miles away in this town. this gentleman shows us where the river broke through a container wall and washed away his kitchen. he climbs to the roof as half his timber shack swept away. we don't even know what to do, to tell you the truth, he says. so far, no government aid. medina and his family are left to eat eggs and tortillas donated by neighbors and drink juice they found in a trash dumpster. neighbors shovel mud off of their sidewalks and out of their homes.
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here, they tell us they feel like they have been completely forgotten. shasta darlington, cnn, acapulco, mexico. >> so much hardship and big problems there. the question where is that giant weather system heading now? indra petersons joins us here in our very own weather center. >> we are always watching where that tropical moisture goes. a little bit of a different picture today. here you can see the remnants of manuel. notice the stream of tropical moisture making its way into the u.s. not like last night. it's shifting a little bit farther east and we are going to be looking at texas and we are going to be looking out towards arkansas and louisiana and you can see the moisture headed their way. seems like a good thing since texas had a drought but when you see that, you see more runoff and flooding potential. this is heavy rain. we are expecting it to go through the weekend. to 5 inches in louisiana and arkansas and mississippi and this will make headlines this
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weekend as the heavy storms start to form. the mixed bag. can you see the drought conditions throughout the region which, again, sounds good and they are getting that rain but it means flooding potential is high as the ground can't handle as much water as normally a place that would get more rain could. look at the temperatures in the midwest. these are the highs from yesterday and now look at the drop. huge drop! we are talking about 70s in the forecast today. but feeling a lot cooler. we will eventually see the same thing in the northeast this weekend with what you guys love, the weekend forecast of cool temps and rain. >> which when is this rain coming here? >> saturday and sunday. you're welcome. >> do you have plans? >> rays are coming for the weekend. i want to know exactly when so i can be hiding. save my nap for them. authorities in oklahoma still trying to confirm just whose remains they pulled from two cars in a lake. they are conducting dna tests now on the remains and comparing those results to the living family members of six people
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missing for decades. this case had gone cold until this discovery. the investigators say it could take up to a year to figure out these dna matches but the makes and models of the cars actually do line up leading the brother of one of the missing people to tell the oklahoman how could it not be them? >> those are remarkable images they have, right? >> look at the old cars just rusted out and preserved. >> 16 minutes past the hour. a police chief who posted profanity laced shoot 'em up videos on youtube is marked for resignation. the council voted to have him fired. kessler has the right to a public hearing and his attorney says he will take advantage of that opportunity. that hearing could happen within ten days. rare brain eating amoeba that killed a 4-year-old mississippi boy outside of new orleans may be linked to hurricane katrina. greg smith was playing on a slip
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and slide. he died august 1st. health experts say after the 2005 hurricane, reduced population in that parts of louisiana meant less water usage which made it easier for the amoeba to survive in pipes. they are using additional chlorine to try to kill off that amoeba. this is my favorite story of the day. it is so sweet. it is what they call minnesota nice. it came out of a tale of not so nice behavior. a 19-year-old manages a dairy queen in hopkins southwest of minneapolis. he was working the cutter last week when he saw a visually impaired man drop a 20 dollar bill. you know what he saw next? another customer pick it up and put it in her purse! >> he just kept walking. that's when the lady picked it up. i thought she is going to give it back because she picked it up so quickly. i said, ma'am, i'm not going to serve someone as disrespectful as you and return the 20 dollar bill and i'll serve you and you
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can leave. she goes, it's my 20 dollar bill. i go, than then you can leave. >> she did leave without giving the money back so persack gave the man 20 dollars from his own pocket. persack didn't ask for all of the attention but a customer witnessed the exchange and wrote an e-mail to dairy queen praising him and that e-mail has since made its way to facebook and now to us. persack said he felt it was the right thing to do. >> what a good kid. good for him not letting that lady get her dairy queen. >> a 19 had the presence of mind to do that. i wish we had an award for people like that. good for you, mom and dad. apple launch is its new iphone this morning. some may have cut into the office early just to get one. not saying who those people are.
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the iphone. >> order it now and i will get it that much sooner. >> oh, berman. >> he got up early for the iphone. >> that's right. >> at first i thought it was for a story and it really was for him and not a story? >> yes. >> it is hangover time on wall street. yesterday, big party. the day before. saw records on the dow and s&p 500 and yesterday was like, we are going to sleep in. the dow fell 30 points as the fed decided to keep the stimulus measures in place and nasdaq closed in highest level in 13 years. i like to look at the long term. wow. look at this run. nasdaq up 26%! the s&p up 21%. checking daily dow score card, blue chips up 826 points. so far just this month, september surge. >> take the rest of the year off! >> yeah. look. your 401(k), if you're not making money in your 401(k), you
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need to re-evaluate. warren buffett thinks the fed's eventual exit from the bond buying program could be riskier than we think. the second richest american was speaking at georgetown and fielded questions from students on the market and federal reserve. listen. >> we are, in an experiment, which really hasn't been tried before. you know, we haven't -- fed has a 3 1/2 trillion dollar balance sheet and buying securities is usually easier than selling securities. >> yet nobody is able to tell you how will this turn out. a lot of risk out. buffett said he thinks stocks are more or less fairly priced now and why he is having a hard time finding things to buy. john berman and other people around the world get up early and wait in line. usually crowds wound up to be the first one on their block to have a new iphone.
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iphone represents more than half of apple's revenue. a majority of its profits so they very important for apple and for apparently john berman. >> very important. >> did it work? did you get it? >> it doesn't go on sale in the stores until 8:00 a.m. and i'm booked solid then. i wanted to make sure if it was available online. >> silver on or gold? i went with the dark gray. champagne is not me. >> i'm surprised. i thought you would go with the gray. >> home depot has shift workers to government sponsored insurance exchanges and that will affect nearly 20,000 part-timers who make up 5% of the work force. they say the obamacare precludes company from offering the limited plans that part-time workers receive in the move. they announced they would move retirees or current employees to the exchanges. you'll see a lot of companies grapple and figure out and decide how they are going to move folks over on big exchanges
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if they can and how they will start, especially the retail and hourly companies. it's just the beginning of this. two weeks until the exchanges start. >> thank you, christine romans. coming up, a violent night. the streets of chicago, 13 people shot. including a toddler. the latest on this developing story coming up. in djibouti, africa. 2004. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. [ female announcer ] only aveeno daily moisturizing lotion has an active naturals oat formula that creates a moisture reserve so skin can replenish itself. aveeno®
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a bloody night on the streets. 13 people shot, including a 13-year-old boy. highway this horrific scene unfolded in a city now known for its out of control violence.
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you can smell all of the chemicals in the water. >> colorado towns leveled by floods. now facing a new kind of water danger. the pope sending shock waves through the church with a new message. what he says or doesn't say about abortion. gay marriage and contraception that is raising so many eyebrows this morning. this is a conversation piece for more than a billion people this morning all around the world. >> unbelievable. he said some interesting things about women as well. welcome back to "early start." happy you're with us this morning. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. 30 minutes after the hour. more on our top story. gun violence raking a chicago park. 13 shot overnight including a little 3-year-old boy. his family members gave this picture to the "chicago tribune." they say his uncle was shot to death just weeks ago on labor day. the boy is in critical condition this morning. chicago is no stranger to
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violence but those on the scene say what is unusual this time is the sheer number of people hit. >> it was just a lot of police, a lot of ambulance. just a lot of wreck. a lot of people and everything. >> it happened on a basketball court on the city's south side. witnesses say a man drove up and opened fire. the kind of thing at least one witness says happens all the time at the park. it is believed to be gang-related as well. fbi statistics now show chicago with the nation's murder capital last year. the "chicago tribune" says 315 people so far this year have been murdered in chicago and more than 1,600 people have been shot. but listen to this, folks. those numbers seem to actually be trending lower than last year. even though it's still the murder capital of the world. >> still very high numbers and no consolation to the people in
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that park last night. new information about the navy yard shooting. the fbi says it took alexis minutes to assemble his gun inside the bathroom and come out firing. we are hearing from two people who had their own frightening encounter with alexis back in august. glenda and michael boyd were at the airport in norfolk, virginia, when alexis allegedly approached them with a question about one of their relatives. >> he said, that lady, she laughing at me? she keeps looking at me, what is she laughing at? you know? and i said she is just laughing. you know, she doesn't even see you. he started getting a little belligerent and starts using profanity and going off and he kept reaching towards his
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midriff, his waist, like he was reaching for something, maybe a weapon? >> the boyd's think they are fortunate that they got away unharmed. president obama will attend a a memorial service for the victims of the shooting. today the house is set to vote on its plan to keep things running and defund the obama health care reforms and government enough cash to keep going through mid december. democrats say it's a nonstarter for them. house republicans blame the president for the stalemate. >> while the president is happy to negotiate with vladimir putin, he won't engage with the congress on a plan that deals with the deficits that threaten our economy. >> there are those in the congress and now apparently because he couldn't persuade them otherwise, the speaker of the house has joined them, who believe it is the right thing to do to threaten another
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recession. >> senate republicans say they do not have the votes to get it through that body and democrats are threatening to strip out the provision, defunding obamacare before sending it back to the house and all this, as you heard, the shutdown clock is going to continue ticking. >> get this. the campaign against obamacare has a controversial new mascot. you might call him creepy uncle sam. he is appearing in new ads. he is coming up here. wait for it. these ads from a group called there he is, creepy uncle sam. from a group called generation opportunity that wants young people not to sign up for health care coverage under the law. the ads show that rather creepy uncle sam emerging during some intimate medical procedure. >> no kidding. >> the group responsing the ad is funded by the conservative koch brothers. house of representatives voting to trim $40 billion from the food stamp program and supposed to happen the next ten years. the bill largely targets adults
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without new england kids only eligible for three months and need to meet job requirements. only republicans supported this measure in a narrow 217-210 vote and it faces and uphill climb in the senate. food stamps are used by about 47 million americans. the money laundering conviction of former house majority leader tom delay has been overruled. they rule the evidence found against him is insufficient. the district attorney's office says it will appeal the court's ruling. the post office says it may need an emergency jump in postal rates to keep the mail coming. the postmaster general has asked lawmakers for quick action on a long-term financial plan that says a rate hike may be needed because fast approval is unlikely. postal service board of governors could decide on a hike, we understand as early as next week.
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the post office expects to lose $6 billion this year. authorities in colorado have now identified a seventh victim from this week's devastating flooding there. 80-year-old man who apparently defied mandatory evacuation order and tried to go back to his home after bringing his wife to safety. three other people remain missing. >> the problem in colorado now, oil spills. hundreds of natural gas and oil wells were shut down by the flooding. some saw their tanks topple and leading to small bills and residents report seeing chemical slicks in the water. >> sounds flammable and something you don't want to touch. you can smell the chemicals in the water. >> tanks are toppled and we are going site-to-site and make sure we don't have leaks and where we do, we report it and address it with the local officials immediately. >> what they don't need, more problems. so far, only two official spills
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have been record and both said to have been small and governor expects the water will dilute the pollutants and say no threat to humans right now. >> it is friday. hopefully, that means a nice weekend forecast. if it doesn't, we will blame indra petersons who is going to bring it to us. >> happy friday. i want to start what is going on in mexico. looking at the tropical moisture from the remnants of manuel. remember, a few weeks ago in colorado all of this tropical moisture over the rockies and enhanced rainfall and flooding. a little bit of a different picture because we see the cold front has slid farther east. still a lot of moisture going into the region. the difference here instead of the rockies providing the threat for flooding will be there have been drought conditions in texas. for that reason, heavy rain in the area is going to have a hard time making its way into the soil and see a lot of runoff and flooding. 3 to 6 possible around houston and 2 to 5 out towards arkansas and new orleans seeing that
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heavy rain. this is a concern as we move forward in time. other big story. the cold front making its way across the country is dropping temperatures in the midwest. lease these 90s. now today dropping down to the 70s and feel a lot better but, of course, every time you bring that hot and cold air together you're talking about some rain. want to show you even new york city feels like it's warming up as we get towards that weekend but we drop the temperatures. let's show you that front. there it goes making its way through the ohio valley friday and for us saturday night and into sunday. i thought you heard you want rain this weekend? >> no. nobody wants rain but thanks any way. appreciate it. fire near yosemite national park is called unprecedented. forestry officials say a 60-mile swath where everything is dead. trees, vegetation, simply everything. they say they have never seen
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this kind of devastation before. all told that fire burned 400 square miles. i guess it's still burning in some plays and 84% contained. one new york animal control officer is facing charges that he had hundreds of snakes at his suburban home. police say they caught him. >> oh, man! >> yeah. richard pernello is trying to sell them without a permit from a website. authorities found 850 snakes! >> what? >> in his garage! including two dangerous burmese pythons! >> how would you like to find out irliving next door to a guy with 850 snakes in his garage? >> i would not be happy! >> from snakes to apes. two tiny apes missing from a home in nebraska. they are cute. gibbons and named cody and kayly. they have been raised since just
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babies. >> they still look like babies. >> the pair disappeared earlier this week. but they were located all the way in florida. they were apparently taken by two young men who had been staying with the researcher over the summer. >> gosh! complicated story. >> a rescuer from florida had found out about the theft and tracked the men down and convinced them to turn the apes over. >> explain to them that this was not going to go away. they were hoping to sneak the gibbons back to nebraska. young gibbons had been taken from the only home that they had known. they had been a little traumatized. we did have to work with them a little bit. >> i hope the gibbons are no longer traumatized and they are now at a sanctuary and their owner is making arrangements to have them returned to nebraska. >> are they wearing clothes? >> i think it's a lakers shirt on! must be a kobe bryant fan! the gibbons are headed back to nebraska where all gibbons want
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to retire, apparently. >> a cutie pie. 40 minutes past the hour. coming up the pope in his first major interview since becoming the pontiff and surprising the church with a brand-new message. thoug matthew chance is live in rome with what the pope had to say right after this break. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious.
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44 minutes after the hour. pope frances making headlines in a big way and making it clear his papacy will be different than other popes. matthew, this interview, really, really big deal and has a lot of people all around the world talking this morning. >> it does. it's the first in-depth interview that the pope has done
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since elected in the office six months ago and really reveals how he wants to change the emphasis of the conversation in the catholic church and not focus so much on the hot button issues you mnention. he says the church's position on these things is clear. it's not important for us to talk about it all the time. on the homosexuality, the church is against that but if you're a gay, you can still be a catholic. the issue of women priests which is divisive over catholicism the door is shut but you should still have an important role in the catholic church. he is trying to move the church away from the emphasis of the rules of the doctrine of the church towards emphasizing a more i suppose a more inclusive approach, john. >> he certainly hasn't changed the church's position. he is just really changing the emphasis, matthew. still, you get the sense this my
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rangel some of the more conservative catholics around the world and some people who say he should be talking about issues like abortion. priests in the united states say he should be talking more about abortion. >> i was going to say much of that criticism has come from priests in the united states. they are looking to their pope to speak out and adopt a tough line on gay marriage and abortion and things like that. pope francis says the church is set on this and we don't have to talk about it, he says, in this interview, all of the time. another illustration of how he wants to shift the emphasis away from these controversial issues. it also indicates he is a conservative. he not looking to change doctrine. he wants to emphasize things like poverty, the plight of immigrants and conflict in the world. >> he wants a bigger, broader
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church. matthew chance, thanks so much. fascinating discussion. >> i thought what is interesting a lot of people are talking maybe at this stage of the game, the catholic church can open a dialogue because it's necessary. one of the things that he said that i thought was fascinating from the very beginning he said that women will not become priests. he closed that door. but he said we need the genius of women in order to figure out how to combat some of these issues in the catholic church. a different way than you typically hear pontiff speaking. really special interesting. let's see what is coming up on "new day." chris and kate join us for this friday edition of "new day." >> thank goodness, we made it! good morning, you guys. >> what you hear you say, we have bill donahue from the catholic league and he will be talking about the pope. interesting to hear bill donahue, catholic league and conservative part of the catholic church embracing what the pope is now saying.
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we are showing you the capitol. why? we are dealing with a shutdown. that's why. >> again. >> we will talk about that today. we know the shutdown is bad for us but will the politicians figure out it's bad for them? we have infighting within the republican party and what does this mean for the president's agenda and obamacare? newt gingrich will be on the show. he is the godfather of all shutdowns. we are going to get his perspective this morning. we also have one of the hollywood's most sought after actors. there are many but this guy is coming up on today. >> got your tongue tied! >> i know. i'm excited about this. shutdowns and jake gyllenhaal. it's a happy day for me! he will be talking about his new movie in movie theaters today. is there an oscar in the future? i venture to guess this interview will decide it! >> wow. the deciding factor in his oscar. you have to watch "new day" today. >> i will do a lot of listening.
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became the first major league team to clench a spot in this year's playoffs and how did they celebrate after winning the division? >> in a very appropriate way. >> no, a pool party. a bad one too. >> andy shoals joins us with the bleacher report. he says bad move. i say go celebrate. >> there rivalry to another level. they asked the dodgers not to celebrating on their field after clenching the n.l. west title but they didn't say anything about the pool in rice field. after popping bottles in the
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clubhouse, the whole team headed for rice field. check it out. nick pujols gets there first and he had an urgent message for everybody. cannonball! they are pleased about dodgers celebrating in their pool. willie bloomquist called it disrespectful. week three of the nfl season kicked off last night with andy reid's much anticipated return to lincoln field. they probably weren't happy with him afterwards. reid's chiefs forced five turnovers and never trailed on their way to a 26-16 win. kansas city is 3-0. pretty amazing, considering they only won two games all of last season. tiger woods had a tough opening round at the tour championship yesterday. he failed to birdie a hole and finished the day in second to last place! tiger is one of five golfers who could win win the fedex cup title and $10 million prize by
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winning this weekend's tournament. henry stinson could win and is the leader heading into today's second round. today read about how we will soon be saying good-bye to the most iconic hair in all of sports. >> beautiful head of hair. >> steelers troy polamalu will cut his hair to raise money for the veterans affairs. that happens on november 11th on veterans day. guys, he said originally he was thinking about ten inches but we still have no confirmation on exactly how much hair he is going to lose. it's pretty valuable hair. does he all of those shampoo commercials but definitely a great cause. >> definitely a good cause. so nice to see he is doing that. >> a beautiful head of hair. >> andy, great to see you. have a good weekend. >> you guys as well. >> we will be right back. [ male announcer ] campbell's angus beef & dumplings.
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that is all for us today. >> have a fantastic weekend. i mean it. you too. even you, have a great weekend. even you. >> it is time for "new day." take it away, chris and kate. >> you two are hilarious. see you later. your "new day" starts right now. let's get after it. multiple victims shot. which were transported to various hospitals throughout the city. >> breaking overnight. violence erupts in chicago. 13 shot. a 3-year-old now fighting for his life. the city's crime epidemic now claiming younger victims. we are live with the latest.
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shutdown, showdown. the president versus the republicans but also republicans versus themselves. a key vote today in the house. will it set the government on a path to shut down? cnn exclusive. the super bowl mvp who missed the birth of his son this week. he talks to our rachel nichols. does he have any regrets? >> your "new day" starts right now. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo and kate baldwin and michaela herrera. >> i believe it is friday. >> yes. >> good. we are watching something potentially ground breaking happening right now. the newly elected president of iran is he reaching out to the west and writing an op-ed and calling for more constructive dialogue. he also tweeted thursday that he is open to meeting with president obama. is this a major shift in policy? not just tone for a country
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usually so at odds with the united states. we will take a look. also in the show also in the show, pope francis suggesting the church has become, quote, obsessed with issues like homosexuality and abortion. is this really a big change for the church? more on that, ahead. we have a video we'd like to show you this morning, a young couple getting married, one of the most important moments of their lives. they paid professional photographers to capture all of those special moments. you've got to listen to this, the priest not having any of it. >> this is a solemn assembly, not a photography session. please move. or i will stop. >> can you say awkward? >> what does the couple have to say now? we will hear from them, live, coming up. we begin this morning with breaking news. another violent night in chicago. 13 people shot in a hail of gunfin